August 29, 2018
HOT NIGHT ABOUT URANIUM
Not too long ago, Utah’s congressional delegation was worried about the state becoming a dumping ground for nuclear waste. But that was in 2009, and times have changed. Now, it’s big business—up to $12 billion over five years—as commercial nuclear reactors are decommissioned, and there’s nowhere for the depleted uranium to go—unless it’s Utah or maybe Texas.